Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Python 18 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 9.68% 11.63% 6.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.36% 17.86% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,800
90th Percentile £52,900 £45,000 £46,400
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 110 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 59.14% 65.12% 61.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 43
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,200 £29,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,000 £47,350
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Python in West Lothian

Python
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Python in West Lothian

Python
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in West Lothian over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in West Lothian

Python
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +3 18 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Python
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Python.

1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) C++
3 14 (77.78%) Java
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle
4 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (72.22%) C
4 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
4 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
4 13 (72.22%) Management Information System
4 13 (72.22%) Scrum
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
4 13 (72.22%) Kanban
4 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
4 13 (72.22%) Degree
4 13 (72.22%) JSON
4 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
4 13 (72.22%) Microservices
4 13 (72.22%) Scenario Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Refactoring
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
6 8 (44.44%) Perl
6 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
7 7 (38.89%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
7 7 (38.89%) JUnit
7 7 (38.89%) SOAP
7 7 (38.89%) XML

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) Apache
1 7 (38.89%) JBoss
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) ClearCase
2 7 (38.89%) CppUnit
2 7 (38.89%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Product Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Product Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
1 13 (72.22%) JSON
2 7 (38.89%) Kafka
2 7 (38.89%) RESTful
2 7 (38.89%) SOAP
2 7 (38.89%) WebSockets
2 7 (38.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Optoelectronics
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (72.22%) Kanban
2 13 (72.22%) Microservices
2 13 (72.22%) Scenario Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 11 (61.11%) Refactoring
4 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (38.89%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) Web Application Development
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Mechatronics
5 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) C++
2 14 (77.78%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) C
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
3 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Netezza
2 1 (5.56%) VMware